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Old 03-01-2007, 12:41 AM
jungle jungle is offline
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Here are a couple
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Old 03-26-2007, 05:02 PM
nwhpfan nwhpfan is offline
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This started out as an SFS-back when they were $399!!!! Still can't believe I didn't buy a couple more. Anyway, traded out the SFS parts for a traditional HP. C&S Hammer, Sear, and safety. PT Night sights (don't recommend) Speigel Grips, and some grip tape. No mag safety. About 4k rounds, 3500 straight with 0 malfunctions of any kind. Carry on and off duty and love it.
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Old 05-19-2007, 06:22 AM
Cayenne51 Cayenne51 is offline
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My new old FN High Power

Hello, got it last week in Germany, unused!
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:21 PM
cpw cpw is offline
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Manufactured around 1933.
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:29 PM
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Same pistol but with early stock.
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:34 PM
cpw cpw is offline
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Another early Hi-Power
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:35 PM
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An another early Hi-Power.
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:40 PM
lefty o lefty o is offline
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not the best pic, but one of my hi powers
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:42 PM
cpw cpw is offline
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Swiss Prototype - 1943
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Old 07-02-2007, 09:46 PM
STJ STJ is offline
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MKI slide with Bomar sights and Bar Sto barrel installed by Don Williams. C&S hammer/sear and Delrin Spegel grips on a MKIII frame.

Stock GP comp with uncle Mike's grips

And my carry Hipower riding in a Mernickle rig accompanied by a Bob Dozier knife.

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Old 08-18-2007, 02:16 PM
RS2 RS2 is offline
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My one and only. With Novak sights and Spegel grips.

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Old 08-27-2007, 12:14 AM
dukeofdata dukeofdata is offline
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Browning HP Practical in .40 S&W

Goes to the range once a month and stays near the bed the rest of the time.

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Old 09-05-2007, 12:49 PM
iaccocca iaccocca is offline
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Just added the grips. Besides that my Browning is stock (for now.)

...of course then, there is my other Browning.

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Old 09-05-2007, 08:42 PM
cwo4uscgret cwo4uscgret is offline
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I haven't even had a chance

to go to the range yet....

FEG P9R, Knife by Ken Steigerwalt, Browning .40 S&W
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Old 09-12-2007, 01:24 PM
chofo chofo is offline
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Issue C1 Pistol, 9mm

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Decent example of the Canadian Armed Forces standard issue sidearm.

It was purchased from Le Barons when I was a young 2Lt in the Reserves and got tired of never being issued a pistol when we went "camping" up at Petawawa or Connaught ( always remember the old QM..."Captains and above, Lad!").

Was unfired when I got it...even the unit armourer was amazed that DND would "surplus" a pistol in new condition while the units pistols were falling apart after about a jillion rounds. Strange, indeed.

New MecGar 10 round mags purchased to appease the arseholes running the show up here. Too bad I had to destroy the two original "C-broad arrow" issue mags that came with the pistol.

As you were! LOL!!
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Old 10-27-2007, 05:42 PM
Highpower4ever Highpower4ever is offline
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Hi guys,
here comes my one with her original grips.They look pretty used,but this is just part of the original,classic appearance of a long carried Austrian police pistol.
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Old 03-13-2008, 05:55 PM
jdowney jdowney is offline
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My Hi Power's

Top is my MkIII bought new in 1993 when I was a senior in college and realized I was going to get out without any debts - figured I should celebrate. I later had the trigger/sear done and the mag safety removed and made the grips out of a French walnut off cut from my dad's stock making days (1950's). It's a real sweet shooter, I just wish the sights weren't so tall. I have a set of Hi-Viz fiber optics I might try on it, or perhaps find a lower profile adjustable set.

The other is a more recent purchase, a nice T series. That one will stay stock, though the finish has just enough wear that I may not worry too much about mod's.
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Old 03-24-2008, 05:15 PM
GODDY GODDY is offline
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my best friend

here is one of my buddies
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Old 03-27-2008, 09:57 PM
Hoppe's no.10 Hoppe's no.10 is offline
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HP Practical 9mm/Maps

New to forum and absolutely love it. Hogue grips fit my hands much better then the Pachymar's that came with the pistol but I had to cut away a bit on the left side because of the ambi safety. Also am an absolute map freak - retired map librarian.

Hoppe's no.10
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Old 03-28-2008, 04:23 PM
Digitalage03 Digitalage03 is offline
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Hi power Pics with 1911 cousin and survivor pair

Ok guys first time on this site and i gotta say i love the fact that there are people out there that still appreciate the older generation pistols, i am a big p35 and 1911 fan. Hope you like the pics i posted first pic is on my browning mk1 made in 1976 and its colt cousin the rare commanding officers model made in 1985. from the pics you will notice the milling work on the high power slide as well as the millet adjustable site and dovetailed front sight, it also has a hard chromed finish as well as a really touchy trigger job, though reliable and consistent pull is about 1 1/2 pds mag saftey,secondary hammer saftey removed sear,disconnect and hammer spring has been modified as well. it also has a barstow heavy recoil spring for hot loads. Sadly on the other pic you will see its sequential #'s brother with a welded frame. Gun was stolen from my fathers shop back in 1980, and was discovered 23years later, #s on frame was removed but a few where still visible that and it still had the factory barrel which had the serial # as well. Funny thing was the the hard chromed frame was for the slide on my blue frame gun but it was being worked on at the time So they stole it with the factory slide of the other gun. I am currently working on returning it to its former glory and already re etched the Serial #s to the frame, i will update pic as progress is made on the mk1 counter part.
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Old 05-16-2008, 11:33 PM
Belus Belus is offline
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This may be useful reference for some of you.

Size comparison of a BHP with CZ 75 (pre-B) and HK P7.

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Old 06-09-2008, 03:17 PM
regionrat regionrat is offline
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My HP's

Here's my two Hi Powers. Both are 9mm with forged frames (does it matter?).

This one was made in '92 and bought new. Assembled in Portugal and does have the firing pin safety. It's been to Novak's and had a trigger job, reliability package, no bite hammer mod, night sites, barrel crown and Spegel grips. I added the skateboard tape on the front and back straps because I was too cheap to pay for a refinish that is necessary with machining.

This is a recent aquisition, all stock and Belgium. Made in '86 and no firing pin safety.

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Old 06-20-2008, 05:25 PM
TJx TJx is offline
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2nd HP

Finally picked my T series that has been on layaway for awhile.
I used my Economic Stimulus check, not sure the government had this in mind when they thought it up. Beats putting it in my gas tank.
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Old 07-30-2008, 01:19 AM
m9x18 m9x18 is offline
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Here's Mine!

1978 BPH with adjustable sports sights.
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Old 08-07-2008, 06:16 PM
eedave eedave is offline
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My Modest Collection

These Hi Powers are proving to be as addictive as 1911's and easier to parade past my wife. I can once again use the excuse "Honey, I only have three of them!" I also love shooting less expensive 9mm vs 45acp and 10mm.
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